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Field Activity Details for field activity 1983-006-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Jack Connell

Affiliate Investigator(s): F.S. Birch, UNH

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Sidescan, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Conduct a geophysical study of glacial deposits and bedrock on the inner continental shelf of New Hampshire via a sidescan study of rock outcrops.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1983-08-16

End Date: 1983-08-18

Equipment Used: Edo Western Sidescan and 2.5 kHz sub-bottom system, Loran-C

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Only one channel of the sonar functioned correctly. Approximately 100 km of sidescan profiles were collected.

Staff: Jack Connell

Affiliate Staff:
F.S. Birch
UNH; John Brooks



Isle of Shoals, New Hampshire, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43.2 South: 42.8 West: -70 East: -69


Jere Chase



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Edo Western Sidescan and 2.5 kHz sub-bottom system --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1983-006-FA-SO-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of sidescan sonar data for lines )
1983-006-FA-SO-002 ( microfilm of )
Loran-C --- Navigation
1983-006-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 83006)

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